GRE Subject Test: Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology : Help with Chloroplast Structure

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Example Question #1 : Help With Chloroplast Structure

Where do the light reactions take place in the chloroplast?

Possible Answers:

The stroma

The intermembrane space

The outer membrane

The thylakoid membrane

Correct answer:

The thylakoid membrane

Explanation:

The chloroplast has a very simular structure to the mitochondrion, as it is a double-membraned organelle. The chloroplast is used to house the processes of photosynthesis. The light reactions take place in the thylakoid membrane, while the light independent reactions take place in the stroma. 

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